Upcoming Community Events

April 25, 2020

Dear Families:

I hope you got outside to enjoy the gorgeous weather!  Tonight, I sharing a number of upcoming events in the community.


The Center for Parents and Teachers invites all interested parents/grandparents/guardians to join Dr. Rachel Kramer for a free webinar:

School’s Closed and Children Are Home: Practical Strategies for Helping Families Cope

Wednesday,  April 29, 2020 at 10:30 AM

Dr. Kramer will provide strategies and guidance for families and will allow ample time for parents to ask questions.  Can’t join live?  There are links to all of the recorded webinars on Dr. Kramer’s website –

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Password: 813729


Emerson Hospital’s 5k VIRTUAL Run~Walk for Cancer Care

May 11-25, 2020 | EmersonHospital.Org/5k

Run~Walk a Distance … From a [SOCIAL] Distance – Join us as we take our annual family-friendly event virtual from May 11-25. We’re meeting you where you are – in your living room, backyard or local trail.

Here’s our reality: Cancer patients continue to need treatment – even during a health care crisis of this magnitude.  What better time for us, as a community, to support local health care.

Together, we can do this – we must do this – for our Cancer Care Center! Run, Walk or Stroll(er) and help us reach our goal!

Registration is easy and family packages are available! Create a neighborhood, organization, business or school group challenge and have some fun!

For updates and to share “How You Run~Walk’, follow us on Facebook at @EmersonHospital5k 


Concord Free Public Library

Concord Reads

The Concord Free Public Library invites the whole community to join our online reading program and engage with each other about what you’re reading!  You can track your reading progress, earn reading incentives, and connect with your community. We also have activities to help people stay on track with their reading goals. We have three programs: Concord Read for Adults, Concord Read for Teens, and Concord Read for Kids–all of which have specific prize badges and activities geared towards their general interests. You can also share your reading progress on social media with the hashtag #ConcordReads”

Register at:

Library Trustee Cristina Coletta Blau reads One Morning in Maine
Enjoy a special bedtime story on Facebook Premiere as part of our #ConcordReads community reading program on Friday May 1, at 7 pm.

Concord Free Public Library Trustee, Cristina Coletta Blau reads aloud from One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey. This Caldecott Honor Book tells the story of a girl named Sal. Today is a special day for Sal because she gets to go to Buck’s Harbour with her dad. But when she wakes up to brush her teeth with her baby sister, she discovers something shocking…. Her tooth is loose! And that’s just the start of a huge day!

Toddler Story Time Online 

Thursday April 30 10 am

Toddler Story time is moving online while the Library is closed. We’ll go live with Facebook Premiere every Thursday morning at 10 am. If you can’t make it to our live story time, the video will be available with the rest of our videos on our Facebook page so you can enjoy this program from the safety and convenience of your home.



Read to Luna the Dog on Zoom

Friday May 1, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Read to a good listener who loves stories! Luna misses hearing your stories while the library is closed. She’s ready to connect with you using Zoom meeting platform. Register here and we’ll share the Zoom link information.  This event is for children ages 5+.